Whiskybase
Overall rating
87.21/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Wilson & Morgan (WM)
Bottling serie
Barrel Selection - Cask Strength
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Sherry Wood Finish PX
Casknumber
8727/28
Number of bottles
486
Strength
58.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
W&M 229
Added on
20 Mar 2016 9:48 am by RoyalScotsman
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 129,95

3 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1997 WM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.21 points

  1. fgg scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Nice complex sherry nose, but no sherry bomb. Raisins, tobacco, a hint of chocolate, not much. The raw earthiness of the tobacco predominates. A small amount of sulfur is in the air.
    • Taste
      88 88
      This comes into your mouth very dry. Wood tones. Bittersweet of some forest fruits and the bitter-dryness of the tobacco.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Medium to long. The typical bitter sweet of sherry ripening sticks for a long time. Accompanied by sweet raisins and forest fruits.

  2. Mark-E scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. Whiskywobbler scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    All very bellissimo! Full review: http://www.whiskywobbles.nl/glenrothes-1997-wilson-morgan/.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. Daan Tje scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note by Wilson & Morgan;

    It is quite customary to see Glenrothes aged in Oloroso sherry casks, which give it a typically dry profile. Aiming at a softer and fruitier style, we chose to transfer these two casks into a Pedro Ximenez barrel (albeit a second fill one) for 28 months. The result actually tastes not like PX, but rather like a big and juicier Oloroso, which is what we had in mind. At the nose it is soft and only slightly winey, with a hint of mustiness, while the palate is defined by a huge fruity sherry: succulent, with a touch of cinnamon and toasted notes but also clean and not cloying at all. Only in the end a tannic character starts to develop, without ever betraying the warm softness.

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2018


Forgot your password?

Login